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‘Welcome Baby’

Several years ago at a Democratic State Convention in Sacramento, I heard Gov. Dean speak about his “Welcome Baby” program, which lowered prison, welfare, and taxes in Vermont in less than one year. Domestic violence cases dropped 45 percent. The Union’s 100-word limit prevents me from providing more details, so if you are interested, you will have to research this elsewhere. This is the kind of proactive leadership we need in Washington! Why his “Welcome Baby” program isn’t being publicized in his presidential campaign, I don’t know.

William J. Toensing

Nevada City

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